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SPARE THE HOT WATER

Spare The Hot Water (1946)

A short trailer film encouraging people to save fuel by not wasting hot...

PIGGYBACK PETROL

Piggyback Petrol (1964)

A new system for transferring oil tanks from railway trucks to lorries is...

COUNTRYMAN'S BRAINWAVE

Countryman's Brainwave (1946)

A French farmer converts manure to methane gas which powers lights and...

Selected originals - BEACON OF PROMISE

Selected Originals - Beacon Of Promise (1965)

Material relating to newsreel story "Beacon of...

SYDNEY

Sydney (1964)

An oil storage depot in Australia burns in a terrifying fire.

"Lights Out" In London (1951)

Piccadilly's illuminated signs are turned off due to a fuel crisis.

FOR SEABED OIL SEARCH

For Seabed Oil Search (1965)

A look at the first floating oil drilling rig to be built in Britain....

OIL FROM NORTH SEA

Oil From North Sea (1965)

Look around North Sea oil rig "Conoco 1" , off the Norfolk coast.

Selected originals - BEACON OF PROMISE

Selected Originals - Beacon Of Promise (1965)

Material relating to newsreel story "Beacon of...

PIPELINE BY HELICOPTER

Pipeline By Helicopter (1961)

Army sappers show off their skills in laying a fuel supply pipeline in...

OIL SUCCESS AND FAILURE

Oil Success And Failure (1963)

As one oil plant is closed, another is open in Western Australia.

POWDER PUFFS OUT FIRE

Powder Puffs Out Fire (1963)

Firemen use powder to put out fire. Hedel, Holland.

DIY GARAGE - GET OUT AND GET UNDER

Diy Garage - Get Out And Get Under (1966)

First do-it-yourself garage opened in Harlow.

NATURE LETS OFF STEAM

Nature Lets Off Steam (1966)

New Zealand's thermal springs are used as source of electrical power.

WORLD'S LARGEST OIL RIG

World's Largest Oil Rig (1967)

World's largest oil rig drills for oil and natural gas off the Victoria...

SHINWELL IN WALES

Shinwell In Wales (1946)

Miners' representatives listen to an address by Fuel Minister Emanuel Shinwell....

VALIANT REFUELLING IN FLIGHT

Valiant Refuelling In Flight (1958)

Valiant aircraft refuelling in flight.

GAS BAG MOTOR CAR

Gas Bag Motor Car (1910-1919)

Footage of motor cars powered by gas bags and cylinders.

Sailors Stoking Ship's Furnace

Sailors Stoking Ship's Furnace (1914-1918)

Sailors at work stoking ships furnace with coal.

REPLENISHMENT AT SEA   part 3

Replenishment At Sea Part 3 (1953)

A naval instructional film showing the different ways a ship can...

FUEL SHORTAGE - GERMANY

Fuel Shortage - Germany (1940-1949)

German civilians chop down trees in streets to use for firewood.

SAFETY PETROL

Safety Petrol (1931)

A new petrol which avoids fire risk is demonstrated.

OUTCROP COAL

Outcrop Coal (1943)

Outcrop coal is mined near Leeds and then the ground is used for planting crops....

MR. CAP DRILLS FOR OIL

Mr. Cap Drills For Oil (1965)

Look at men working and relaxing on North Sea oil rig.

BEACON OF PROMISE

Beacon Of Promise (1965)

Item showing 'Seagem' a rig in North Sea which will collect natural gas.

DESERT INFERNO

Desert Inferno (1962)

Red Adair and team of fire fighters attack natural gas fire in Sahara Desert.

BIGGEST TANKER

Biggest Tanker (1962)

Pathe takes a quick look over the World's Biggest Oil tanker - the Nissho Maru.

UNDERSEA HUNT FOR OIL

Undersea Hunt For Oil (1965)

Floating oil rig near Australia and drilling platform in North Sea.

PIPELINE TO NATURAL GAS

Pipeline To Natural Gas (1966)

Pipelines are laid at North Sea after confirming there is a vast supply...

RONAN POINT FLATS CHANGED TO ELECTRICITY

Ronan Point Flats Changed To Electricity (1968)

Ronan Point flats are changed from gas to...

 USE YOUR ELECTRICITY BY THE CLOCK - TRAILER

Use Your Electricity By The Clock - Trailer (1948)

A short trailer film encouraging people to use...

GENERAL STRIKE 1926

General Strike 1926 (1926)

Mass demonstrations and idle coal mines - the General Strike of 1926.

NORTHERN CANADA

Northern Canada (1946)

Sleigh train pulled by bulldozer travels across lake to bring supplies to northern...

Oil Fire

Oil Fire (1910-1919)

Footage of smoke and flames billowing up from large oil fire.

MOTOR BOAT RACE

Motor Boat Race (1920-1929)

Motor boat race near Venice, Italy.

GERMAN ROCKET CAR

German Rocket Car (1928)

Rocket-powered car is tested in Germany, with second trial involving an...

 CAR RACE AT BROOKLANDS

Car Race At Brooklands (1928)

Motor racing at Brooklands race track in Surrey.

WATCH THE FUEL WATCHER

Watch The Fuel Watcher (1946)

Public information trailer about saving power.

'SEA QUEST REPLACES 'SEA GEM'

'sea Quest Replaces 'sea Gem' (1966)

New North Sea oil rig 'Sea Quest' is bigger and better then the...

A HIGHLAND WEEKEND

A Highland Weekend (1934)

Good item on the ancient way of life of the crofters in the Highlands of...

STREET OF FLAMES

Street Of Flames (1967)

Flames engulf a whole street as petrol tanker crashes in Indianapolis. America.

THE END FOR RHEE

The End For Rhee (1960)

People in Seoul riot in the streets against election of Synghman Rhee. Korea.

ANTARCTIC EXPLORERS SET SAIL

Antarctic Explorers Set Sail (1964)

A ship sets of for the South Pole to relieve crew of scientific...

JUMBO'S WELL OILED

Jumbo's Well Oiled (1964)

Animals at London Zoo are sprayed with oil to protect them from frost.

OIL UNDER CHANNEL?

Oil Under Channel? (1963)

An offshore oil rig drills for oil under English Channel. Off Weymouth,...

BRITISH TANKERS ARRIVE

British Tankers Arrive (1966)

British oil tankers arrive at Dar Es Salaam to be used in Zambia.

DUKE OPENS HEAVY WATER REACTOR aka PRINCE PHILIP OPENS WINFRITH NUCLEAR REACTOR...

Duke Opens Heavy Water Reactor AKA Prince Philip Opens Winfrith Nuclear Reactor... (1968)

Duke...

Selected Originals - DUKE OPENS HEAVY WATER REACTOR

Selected Originals - Duke Opens Heavy Water Reactor (1968)

Material relating to newsreel story...

HIGHER SPEED GAS

Higher Speed Gas (1966)

More efficient household gas use tested at Canvey Island where all appliances...

UNUSUAL AUTOMOBILES

Unusual Automobiles (1948)

A castor oil powered car is put through its paces in America.